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ABI Research’s smart cities coverage examines the applications, services, and opportunities in the smart city arena including street lighting, trash collection, utilities, cooperative mobility, and intelligent transportation. We delve into key technologies and paradigms, such as big data and analytics, open platforms, citizen participation, and community crowdsourcing.

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Contactless Ticketing Secure IC Technologies

This market data closely follows the development and trends affecting the smart card secure IC contactless ticketing market and its future evolution. It contains secure IC shipment and revenue data, segmented by different communication protocols (MIFARE Classic, MIFARE Plus, MIFARE DESfire, CIPURSE, and Calypso), covering memory and microcontrollers, with additional segmentation by regions and countries. Moreover, it contains worldwide, full year 2016 secure IC vendor market shares.


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Qualcomm’s Mobile Payment Security Solutions and Smart Cities

3Q 2017

During the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Day held during May 2017 in Singapore, Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 835, Snapdragon 660, and Snapdragon 630. It offers multi-level security solutions comprising of hardware and software-based security architecture, as well as biometric authentication technologies designed to provide a robust and secured mobile payment platform. Additionally, the chipsets are equipped with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, enabling “Tap and Go cashless payment,” whereby consumers only need to tap their smartphone onto the reader device.

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5G Acceleration – Reality and Opportunities for Non-Consumer Markets

In this webinar, we’ll provide our view on the evolution of 5G. Will the many impacted industries work together to operationalize the networks? What will this mean for the ecosystem? We’ll look at applications and use cases for vertical market adjacencies.

Key topics include:

  • Assessment of 5G capabilities related to bandwidth, latency and D2D in terms of vertical applications and use cases
  • Evolutionary nature of cellular technologies and mobile ecosystem support for vertical lifecycle management